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Beach Holidays (13 Nights, 14 Days)
Day 01 Trivandrum and Kovalam
Arrive at Trivandrum. You will be received at the airport / station and transferred to Kovalam, the beach resort of South India enriched with the greenery of coconut palms and laced with golden sands. On arrival check into the hotel. Rest of the day you are free to relax or enjoy your day at the beach. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 02 Kovalam and Trivandrum
After breakfast, proceed for sightseeing of Trivandrum. This tour will take you to Padmanabhaswamy Temple, the Horse Palace, the magnificent wooden palace constructed by the Travancore Maharajas and now converted into a museum, Zoo, Sri Chitra Art Gallery and Napier museum. Overnight stay at Kovalam.
Day 03 Kanyakumari
After breakfast, drive to Kanyakumari, en-route visit Padmanabhapuram Palace, the magnificent wooden palace constructed by the Maharajas of Travancore. Thereafter continue to Kanya kumari, the southern most tip of India. Proceed for sightseeing at the cape, which includes Vivekananda Rock Memorial, Gandhi Memorial, etc. Watch the sunset at Kanya kumari, a magnificent site. Return back to Kovalam and stay overnight at the hotel.
Day 04 Marari
Leave Kovalam for Marari. En-route stop at Varkala, a seaside resort and spa and an important pilgrimage centre. Visit the Papanasham beach, a 2000-year-old Janardhanaswamy temple and the Nature Care Centre. Stop at Kumarakom, situated on the Vembanad Lake, take a boat ride along the scenic lake. Reach Marari, check into the resort for overnight stay.
Day 05 Marari
Marari is a beautiful location for exploring the marvelous backwaters where the tranquility and the stunning scenery gives the feeling of being transported back in time and leaves one with a superbly relaxing and inspiring experience. Activities here include cycling, beach activities, visit to a fishing village and coir factory. This place also offers a chance to practice yoga, country canoe rides etc. Overnight stay at the resort.
Day 06 Marari and Cochin
After breakfast, proceed to Cochin for a city tour covering Jewish Synagogue-Built in 1568 the oldest synagogue in the Commonwealth stands, adorned by hundreds of exquisite hand-painted Chinese tiles in blue and white. St Francis Church, originally built out of wood in 1503 and thus earning fame as the oldest European Church in India (Vasco de Gama was buried here). Dutch Palace - As you climb it's stone steps, you enter a different world of Palanquins and heraldry, jewels and rich murals. Walk around the cobbled streets. In the evening you are free for shopping. Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 07 Departure
After break fast check out of the hotel and drop at cochin airport/railway station.